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A New Cadre of Experts Helps Women Navigate Their Divorces

By PENELOPE GREEN, JULY 18, 2015, New York Times The women are architects, film industry executives, skin care consultants, product managers at tech companies, psychologists. They have worked in finance, publishing and television, though some had scaled back or left the work force when their children were born.

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‘Collaborative divorce’ can save time and money

POSTED: Friday, July 3, 2015, 1:08 AM, Philly.com By Debra Denison Cantor and Ann V. LevinWhile many associate the word divorce with painful and messy, a new emphasis on conflict resolution has led to a specialty known as “collaborative divorce.” Gaining traction in Pennsylvania as well as being

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Legal costs, litigants’ anguish spared

As attorneys, we know there are no winners in divorce litigation. Ultimately, everyone loses because of the money, time, and hostility involved (” ‘Collaborative divorce’ can save time and money,” July 3). In the collaborative divorce process, where disputes are handled cooperatively and the parties learn to

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Video: Successful Co-Parenting A Child’s View

The Successful Co-Parenting program was created by Ohio State University Extension for parents going through divorce. It aims to teach parents how to co-parent together cooperatively for the benefit of their child. This video was created to use with the program to help show parents some of

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Social Security and Divorce: How Social Security Benefits are affected

From DivorceNet.com Are you receiving Social Security Benefits and getting a divorce? You may be able to claim benefits based on your former spouse’s work record. If you were married to someone for ten years or more and then divorced, you may be able to claim retirement

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The Financial Impact of Divorce

Jun 14, 2012 By Craig Guillot for Mint Life Divorce is not only an emotionally trying experience, but it can be a financially devastating one, as well. According to the web site Maritalstatus.com, the average cost of a divorce in the United States now runs about $20,000.

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Amiable Unhitching, With a Prod

By JANE GROSS Published: May 20, 2004, New York Times WHITE PLAINS— MICHELLE GESKY’S first divorce took three years, tens of thousands of dollars and incalculable heartache. A settlement was reached before trial, but not without appearances before the judge and the assignment of a social worker

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South Carolina Judge’s Remarks Highlight the Benefits of Collaborative Process

Judge Paul Garfinkel of the 9th Judicial Circuit, Family Court, in Charleston, South Carolina, recently offered some sobering thoughts to the parents and their counsel, before the start of a custody trial. “I want to make a few comments to you about how important it is to

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